PDF Solutions Company Profile (NASDAQ:PDFS)

About PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)

PDF Solutions logoPDF Solutions, Inc. is a provider of infrastructure technologies and services for integrated circuits (IC). The Company's technologies and services focus on the IC manufacturing process life cycle. It operates in the segment of licensing and implementation of yield improvement solutions for integrated circuit manufacturers. The Company's solutions combine software, test chips, an electrical wafer test system, methodologies and professional services. The Company has developed solutions for yield simulation, analysis, loss detection, and improvement. Its characterization vehicle infrastructure (CVi) enables customers to electrically characterize the manufacturing process, and establish fail-rate information needed to calibrate manufacturing yield models and prioritize yield improvement activities. Its Exensio YieldAware solution combines software and services to enable customers to collect and combine product test data and equipment signals during production.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment & Testing - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductor Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:PDFS
  • CUSIP: 69328210
  • Web: www.pdf.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $464.3 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,333,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.05
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.19
  • 52 Week Range: $14.33 - $24.44
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 85.98
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.41
  • P/E Growth: 2.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $104.27 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.45
  • Book Value: $6.28 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.29
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $9.44 million
  • Net Margins: 5.29%
  • Return on Equity: 2.78%
  • Return on Assets: 2.49%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 8.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 8.80%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 218,150 shs.
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Short Ratio: 9.77
 

Frequently Asked Questions for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)

What is PDF Solutions' stock symbol?

PDF Solutions trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PDFS."

How were PDF Solutions' earnings last quarter?

PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.06. The firm earned $24.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $26.58 million. PDF Solutions had a return on equity of 2.78% and a net margin of 5.29%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 9.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. View PDF Solutions' Earnings History.

When will PDF Solutions make its next earnings announcement?

PDF Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions.

Where is PDF Solutions' stock going? Where will PDF Solutions' stock price be in 2017?

3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for PDF Solutions' stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect PDF Solutions' share price to reach $23.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for PDF Solutions.

Who are some of PDF Solutions' key competitors?

Who are PDF Solutions' key executives?

PDF Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Lucio L. Lanza Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • John K. Kibarian Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Gregory C. Walker, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance
  • Cornelis D. Hartgring Ph.D., Vice President - Client Services and Sales
  • Kimon W. Michaels Ph.D., Vice President-Products and Solutions, Director
  • Kwang-Hyun Kim Ph.D., Vice President - Business Development, PDF Solutions Semiconductor Technology Korea Limited
  • Joseph R. Bronson, Independent Director
  • Marco Iansiti, Independent Director

Who owns PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (5.12%), Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (5.02%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.66%), Cowen Prime Services LLC (3.47%) and Divisar Capital Management LLC (2.54%). Company insiders that own PDF Solutions stock include Cornelis Hartgring, Gregory C Walker, Kwangh Kim, Lucio Lanza and R Stephen Heinrichs. View Institutional Ownership Trends for PDF Solutions.

Who sold PDF Solutions stock? Who is selling PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wasatch Advisors Inc., Lyon Street Capital LLC, Nicholas Investment Partners LP, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Capital Impact Advisors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC. Company insiders that have sold PDF Solutions stock in the last year include Gregory C Walker, Kwangh Kim and Lucio Lanza. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

Who bought PDF Solutions stock? Who is buying PDF Solutions stock?

PDF Solutions' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Divisar Capital Management LLC, State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Citadel Advisors LLC, Eaton Vance Management, AlphaOne Investment Services LLC and Susquehanna International Group LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for PDF Solutions.

How do I buy PDF Solutions stock?

Shares of PDF Solutions can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is PDF Solutions' stock price today?

One share of PDF Solutions stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.36.


MarketBeat Community Rating for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ PDFS)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  51 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  125
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $23.33 (62.49% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/30/2017Northland SecuritiesSet Price TargetHold$22.00HighView Rating Details
7/28/2017Craig HallumDowngradeBuy -> Hold$22.00 -> $18.00HighView Rating Details
10/13/2016DA DavidsonBoost Price TargetBuy$20.00 -> $30.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Earnings by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Earnings History by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ PDFS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.13N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.02$0.08$26.58 million$24.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.14$0.02$27.03 million$24.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2017Q4 2016$0.17$0.17$28.33 million$28.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3$0.17$0.17$26.49 million$27.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q2$0.18$0.17$25.66 million$26.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.17$0.17$25.14 million$25.08 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.14$0.18$23.50 million$24.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.19$0.18$24.13 million$23.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.08$0.18$22.30 million$23.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1$0.32$0.26$31.03 million$26.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q4$0.24$0.29$25.06 million$26.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.04$0.20$22.00 million$22.41 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q2$0.31$0.28$27.90 million$24.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.29$0.30$26.50 million$27.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2014Q4$0.19$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.25$25.00 million$24.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.12
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.35
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20171$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20171$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q4 20171$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q1 20181$0.02$0.02$0.02
Q2 20181$0.07$0.07$0.07
Q3 20181$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q4 20181$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 16.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 77.97%
Insider Trades by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/18/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell60,000$15.00$900,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell45,000$17.57$790,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell30,000$16.50$495,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2017Lucio LanzaDirectorSell15,000$16.61$249,150.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Kwangh KimVPSell6,000$21.91$131,460.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016Kwangh KimVPSell6,000$23.00$138,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Gregory C WalkerCFOSell6,229$19.85$123,645.65View SEC Filing  
9/12/2016Gregory C WalkerCFOSell2,665$15.90$42,373.50View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Gregory C. WalkerCFOSell2,382$17.00$40,494.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2016Cornelis HartgringVPSell15,631$16.66$260,412.46View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Cornelis HartgringVPSell14,031$16.66$233,756.46View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016R Stephen HeinrichsDirectorBuy6,118$14.24$87,120.32View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015R Stephen HeinrichsDirectorSell35,000$16.48$576,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Gregory C WalkerCFOSell117,401$17.52$2,056,865.52View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Gregory C WalkerCFOSell13,852$33.60$465,427.20View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Cornelis HartgringVPSell34,400$17.57$604,408.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Cornelis HartgringVPSell65,600$17.48$1,146,688.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Lucio LanzaDirectorSell32,000$19.00$608,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Albert Yc YuDirectorSell7,501$22.25$166,897.25View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Gregory C WalkerCFOSell2,319$23.11$53,592.09View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell4,292$22.80$97,857.60View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell21,320$21.84$465,628.80View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell3,997$21.43$85,655.71View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Albert Yc YuDirectorSell5,257$21.05$110,659.85View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Albert Yc YuDirectorSell3,490$20.56$71,754.40View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell3,951$20.95$82,773.45View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell1,181$20.83$24,600.23View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Cornelis HartgringVPSell15,028$20.98$315,287.44View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell1,086$18.28$19,852.08View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Albert Yc YuDirectorSell2,313$18.50$42,790.50View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Gregory C WalkerCFOSell2,688$17.05$45,830.40View SEC Filing  
8/23/2012Cornelis HartgringVPSell20,000$11.58$231,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012Cornelis HartgringVPSell10,000$11.20$112,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2012Cornelis HartgringVPSell10,000$10.76$107,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
Latest Headlines for PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoLucio Lanza Sells 60,000 Shares of PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) to Announce $0.12 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 2:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Chipmos Technologies (IMOS) and PDF Solutions (PDFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 4:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to PDF Solutions, Inc. : August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 6:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $27.72 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 7:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.01 Per Share, DA Davidson Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 7:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for PDF Solutions, Inc.'s Q4 2018 Earnings (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 4:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.05 EPS Expected for PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 10:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PDFS-US : July 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 1:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Downgraded by Craig Hallum to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions' (NASDAQ:PDFS) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Northland Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 11:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of PDFS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 30 at 2:00 AM
streetinsider.com logoCraig-Hallum Downgrades PDF Solutions Inc. (PDFS) to Hold
www.streetinsider.com - July 29 at 6:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: PDF Solutions, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Reports Second Fiscal Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions misses Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Contrast: Amkor Technology (AMKR) and PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 10:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.05 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 9:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions® Announces Second Fiscal Quarter 2017 Financial Results Release Date
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 2:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing PDF Solutions (NASDAQ:PDFS) & Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 12:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain?
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 7:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to PDF Solutions, Inc. : July 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 7:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $26.67 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 1:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PDFS) : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 7:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PDFS) : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 7:52 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logo14 Biggest Mid-Day Gainers For Wednesday
feeds.benzinga.com - July 12 at 12:44 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoPDF Solutions Adds Complete Device Traceability and Process Data Collection Through Assembly and Test to the Exensio® Platform With the ALPS™ Product Acquisition
feeds.benzinga.com - July 11 at 6:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect PDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) Will Post Earnings of $0.02 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 8:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : PDFS-US : July 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDFS) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to PDF Solutions, Inc. : June 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 3:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$26.67 Million in Sales Expected for PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) to Announce $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 15 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Director Sells 45,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to PDF Solutions, Inc. : June 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 6:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. :PDFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 3:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $24.00 Target Price for PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 2:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. :PDFS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 6:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Short Interest Up 35.4% in May
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 7:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Director Sells $495,000.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 4:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Director Lucio Lanza Sells 15,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 4:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 9:26 AM
prnewswire.com logoAgiloft Ranks in Top Three on Capterra's Top Contract Management Software List
www.prnewswire.com - May 12 at 12:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:PDFS) : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : PDFS-US : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact PDF Solutions (PDFS) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) Lowered to Market Perform at Northland Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 2:40 PM

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